JLPT N4 Grammar (ni ki ga tsuku)

Meaning

to notice; to realize

How to use

Verb (casual) + ことに気がつく
に気がついた
Noun
ni ki ga tsuku に気がつく にきがつく jlpt n4 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: 【にきがつく】(ni ki ga tsuku). Meaning: to notice; to realize.

This is often used in past form: 【にきがついた】(ni ki ga tsuita).


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Example #1

かのじょはでんしゃのなかにかさをわすれたことに気がついた。
kanojo wa densha no naka ni kasa o wasureta koto ni ki ga tsuita.
She realized she had left her umbrella inside the train.
Example #2

わたしはタクシーをおりるとき、さいふがないことにきがついた。
watashi wa takushii o oriru toki, saifu ga nai koto ni ki ga tsuita.
When I got out of the taxi, I realized I didn't have my wallet.
Example #3

かれがじぶんのまちがいにきがつくのはじかんをかからないだろう。
kare ga jibun no machigai ni ki ga tsuku no wa jikan o kakaranai darou.
It likely won't take much time for him to realize his own mistake.
Example #4

くうこうについたときにフライトのチケットをわすれたことにきがついた。
kukou ni tsuita toki ni furaito no chiketto o wasureta koto ni ki ga tsuita.
When I arrived at the airport, I realized I that I had forgotten my flight ticket.
Example #5

ドアをしめてから、ベッドにけいたいでんわをおいていたことにきがついた。
doa o shimete kara, beddo ni keitai denwa o oiteita koto ni ki ga tsuita.
After shutting the door, I realized I had left my cell phone on my bed.
Example #6

わたしがあなたのメールにきがついたのがきのうでした。
watashi ga anata no meeru ni ki ga tsuita no ga kinou deshita.
Yesterday was when I noticed your email.
Example #7

かれがドアをあけようとしたとき、かぎをもっていないことにきがついた。
kare ga doa o akeyou to shita toki, kagi o motte inai koto ki ga tsuita.
He realized that he didn't have the key when he tried to open the door.
Example #8

わたしは、きたくすると、わたしのスーツケースのひとつがなくなっていることにきがついた。
watashi wa kitaku suru to, watashi no suutsu keesu no hitotsu ga nakunatte iru koto ni ki ga tsuita.
When I got home, I realized that one of my suitcases had disappeared.

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